PHP Developer

Wave Adv Limited Boffin Recruitment Ltd
London (Greater)
£35k - £42k pa
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

PHP Developer

Our client is looking for a developer to join their team in central London, working across their range of web products and client websites. The main focus will be on creating new features for their flagship media-data analytics web product: lots of business logic and database-centred work, but with responsibilities including front-end and non-web processes too.

They work closely as a team - sharing the successes and challenges of the work daily to ensure they are all learning from each other. The opportunity to broaden and improve your technical skill set will exist alongside a real chance to learn about the workings of the UK media industry. The team comprises a range of expertise: not just coders, but also creatives, business and data analysts.

They have a generous budget for employee education - so whether online learning or traditional courses help you best - or you'd just prefer to trawl Amazon for books to help you learn - Our client will support your advancement.

PHP is the foundation of all development they do. But if you want to explore other technologies, tools, frameworks, client-side libraries, there is the freedom to do so. We already have a rich technical ecosystem (from geo-spatial tech to interactive charting) - so plenty of new things for you to learn along the way.

The team is relaxed, sociable and welcoming - and their casual dress code helps foster that environment. The company is small enough to mean they work openly with all areas of the business (events, marketing, data, commercial, IT, news and management teams) - but they're big enough to have appropriate tools and processes in place to make your development work easier and more enjoyable. You'll get a decent PC or laptop with a couple of good screens and peripherals to suit your way of working. And once you're settled in, occasional working-from-home can be an option too. The team is led by a software engineer with a wide experience of different industries, languages and development processes, and who knows the importance of technical representation in all aspects of the business.

Salary: £35,000 - £42,000 DOE, bonus, private health, income protection, childcare vouchers, pension, travel insurance, travel season ticket loan, 20 days rising to 25 days' holiday after 2 years plus a break at Christmas.

Person Specification

These are the tools they use, they need someone with experience using these tools

  • Operating on a LEMP stack, with some use of SQL Server and Postgres (PostGIS) too.
  • Using a combination of Zend Framework 1 and Symfony 2.8 and 3.9 and some of their older projects use their own PHP framework.
  • Vanilla JS and jQuery
  • Using docker in development environments; and gitlab to manage the workflow.

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